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1301 W Grove
Effingham, IL 62401
PH: 217/540-1100
Fax: 217/540-1102


Welcome to Effingham High School

Welcome to Effingham High School! Effingham High School is an environment that differs from all other high schools. EHS is a building engrossed every day in innovation, excitement, energy, and celebration. From the classroom to the theatre to the athletic fields, the staff and students are on fire for their school and community. The teachers at Effingham High School are recognized locally, nationally, and internationally for their innovative teaching practices. Students at Effingham High School have the opportunity to take part in 23 different dual credit courses, produce award winning theatre shows, earn athletic scholarships to major universities, and are awarded over 1 million dollars in academic scholarships annually.


Daily Announcements

Monday, Sept. 26th 
'Merica Monday
Voting for Homecoming King and Queen during lunch
Boys Apollo Golf Conference - Charleston 8:30am
Girls Apollo Golf Conference - Mt. Zion - 8:30am

Tuesday, Sept. 27th
Hat Day
Voting for Homecoming King and Queen during lunch
Cross Country vs. Altamont - 4:00pm
Boys Golf vs. Flora - 4:15pm
Soccer at Charleston - 4:30pm
Volleyball at Taylorville - 6:00pm

Wednesday, Sept. 28th 
Class Spirit Day
Homecoming Parade - 6:00pm
Powder Puff Football Game - immediately following parade
Girls Golf vs. Mt. Zion, Shelbyville, Taylorville - 4:00pm
Boys Golf vs. St. Anthony and Teutopolis - 4:00pm

Thursday, Sept. 29th
Decades Day
Homecoming Court Practice - 7th hour
Cross Country at Robinson - 4:30pm
Girls Golf at St. Anthony - 4:00pm
Frosh Football at Taylorville - 6:00pm
Soccer vs. Mattoon - 4:00pm
Volleyball at Salem - 6:00pm
Tennis at Casey-Westfield - 4:15pm

Friday, Sept. 30th
School Spirit Day
Mr. EHS/Pep Assembly - 2:00pm
Homecoming Game, EHS vs. Taylorville - 7:00pm
Tennis Apollo Conference Mattoon - 1:00pm

Saturday, Oct. 1st
Homecoming Dance - 8:00pm
Boys Golf at Taylorville - 8:30am
Girls Golf at Champaign Centennial - 8:30am
F/S Volleyball at St. Anthony - TBA
Tennis Apollo Conference Mattoon - 9:00am